The Skinny: Breaking Benjamin’s highly-anticipated fifth studio album, Dark Before Dawn will be released June 23rd. Their first single, “Failure,” written and produced by Breaking Benjamin founder Ben Burnley, was released today and is now available (along with the album pre-order) on iTunes.

Within an hour of release, Dark Before Dawn skyrocketed to #1 on both the rock single and rock album charts at iTunes, and landed in the Top 3 on the Overall Album chart. The first original music from the platinum-selling band since the release of Dear Agony in 2009 (certified Gold), Dark Before Dawn marks a new era for the acclaimed band. Burnley is joined by guitarists Jasen Rauch (Red) and Keith Wallen (Adelitas Way), bassist Aaron Bruch, and drummer Shawn Foist (Picture Me Broken).

After a string of sold-out club dates, Breaking Benjamin will hit the road again in April, headlining U.S. tour dates extending through July with performances at this year’s biggest rock festivals including Rock on the Range, Carolina Rebellion, Rocklahoma! and Welcome to Rockville.

Tour Dates:

04/17 – Pharr, TX @ Pharr Events Center
04/18 – Houston, TX @ Buzzfest 33 / The Woodlands Pavilion
04/21 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City
04/22 – Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
04/24 – Tampa, FL @ WXTB Rockfest / Amalie Arena
04/25 – Fort Myers, FL @ Fort Rock Festival / JetBlue Park
04/26 – Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome to Rockfille / Metroolitan Park
04/28 – Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen
04/29 – New Orleans, LA @ The Civic Theatre
05/01 – Memphis, TN @ Beale Street Music Festival
05/02 – Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29
05/03 – Charlotte, NC @ Caroline Rebellion / Charlotte Motor Speedway
05/13 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE Indoor
05/15 – Columbus, OH @ Rock on the Range / Crew Stadium
05/16 – Camden, NJ @ WMMR BBQ / Susquehanna Bank Center
05/19 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Orbit Room
05/20 – Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room
05/22 – Pryor, OK @ Rocklahoma
05/23 – St. Louis, MO @ Pointfest / Hollywood Casino Ampitheatre
07/16 – Mt. Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
07/17 – Oshkosh, WI @ Rock USA / Ford Festival Park
07/18 – Cadott, WI @ Rock Fest 2015

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